Stories tagged with: House Fire

September 27, 2014 - 9:18pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

A house fire occurred at 351 Mead Street Friday evening.

The call for the blaze came just before 11PM Friday night. Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene and was able to extinguish the fire, but had to return Saturday morning for a re-kindling in the front wall. No one was living in the home at the time and no injuries were reported. According to ZFD Assistant Chief Robert Long, this was the second fire at the house in a week. Arson is suspected but the cause is still under...

August 4, 2014 - 10:30pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

A house fire at 317 Brighton Boulevard broke out this evening.

The Zanesville Fire Department and Genesis EMS responded at approximately 9PM. A mother and her 7 year old daughter were home at the time, both escaped unharmed. According to Assistant Chief Bob Long of the Zaneville Fire Department, the fire originated in a bedroom closet, causing mainly smoke damage to clothing and other things within the room. It took approximately 15 minutes to contain. Long estimated the damage at...

July 14, 2014 - 9:41pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

A Zanesville home was damaged by fire early Monday evening.

According to the Zanesville Fire Department at about 8:15 p.m. the fire was first reported at 603 Warwick Avenue. An Assistant Chief with the fire department says a family of five partially lives at the home but no one was there at the time of the fire.

Most of the damage was to the exterior, and neighboring homes were also slightly damaged. At this time there is no cause, and no indication of arson.

The family did...

June 29, 2014 - 8:29pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

Harrison Township fire crews battled flames through the rain Sunday afternoon.

Around 5:00 p.m. the department responded to calls of a structure fire at 5626 Center Road south of Zanesville. The fire started in one of the bedrooms and was quickly contained, although the rest of the home did suffer some smoke and water damage. The family living in the home was away at the time. Crews from Roseville and Wayne also assisted at the scene. The cause of the fire remains under...

May 5, 2014 - 1:39pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department has been called to the scene of a house fire.  It happened around 1:30 Monday afternoon at 103 Amazon Hill which is off West Main Street.  Initial reports from the scene indicate heavy smoking coming from the structure.  Whiz News has a crew on the scene. 

April 29, 2014 - 8:52pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Several fire crews responded to a house fire near Nashport late Tuesdday afternoon.

According to Licking Township Fire Chief Matt Wheeler at around 5:30 p.m. crews were called to 5961 Pleasant Valley Road. Authorities say the fire started in the garage but it is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

Two vechicles were damaged in the fire and Chief Miller says the home is considered a total loss.

Hanover Township, Madison Township, National Trails,...

February 27, 2014 - 6:35pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

A house fire at 5485 Pinecrest Drive in Zanesville destroys a portion of the residence.

According to Falls Township EMS Captain, Ted Norris the fire department responded to the scene and saw smoke and flames coming from the south end of the home. With assistance from the National Trails Fire Department, the fire was extinguished within 15 minutes of arrival. Fire officials believe that the cause of the fire is electrical, but it is still being investigated. One woman was at the home at...

December 26, 2013 - 6:40pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

According to fire officials, the fire started at 5 a.m. Thursday morning at the home of Robert Walker at 7294 SR 345, just north of Crooksville. Fire fighter Dan Rodgers says the two-story wooden-frame home was fully involved in flames when crews arrived, and says the family managed to escape the burning home unharmed. The Muskingum Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is assisting the family.

"We actually have given them their clothing allowance because...

November 29, 2013 - 7:42am
2 years 34 weeks ago

 The Falls Township Fire Department is investigating an early morning fire that left an area family homeless.  It happened just after 1 a.m. at 5150 Tiffany Drive to the home of Keith and Kim LaCrone..  Captain Joe Hunt says the Zanesville and Dresden Fire Departments responded when first reports indicated there were victims trapped inside.  Hunt says when crews arrived on the scene the home was fully involved in flames.  Fire fighters quickly determined there were...

August 18, 2013 - 4:54pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

A fire engulfed a home late Saturday night completely destroying the structure.

New Concord Fire Department was first on the scene and say that they received a call from a witness who noticed smoke coming from the home on the 10000 Block of Coshocton Road. They arrived at approximately 9:30 p.m. and firefighters say no one was injured and that  the family was on vacation in Virginia Beach at the time of the blaze.

"Got home at 1:30 a.m. this morning there...

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